Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area
Resident workers - Industry
Public Administration and Safety employs more of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area’s female resident workforce than any other industry sector.
Industry sector data identifies the industries in which the residents of an area work either within the residing area or elsewhere. Comparing the industry sectors in which the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area, indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents, or on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.
Industry sector statistics in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area are influenced by a range of factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available within commuting distance;
- The educational levels of the local population; and
- The working and social aspirations of the local population.
Industry sector data should be viewed in conjunction with Residents place of work.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence
|Resident workers industry of employment|
|Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Females||2016||2011||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||NSW%||Number||%||NSW%||2011 to 2016|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||167||1.2||1.4||146||1.1||1.4||+21||25000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||80||0.6||0.4||122||0.9||0.5||-42||28000||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||822||5.8||7.9||791||5.8||7.8||+31||32000||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||248||1.8||2.3||248||1.8||2.4||0||33000||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||166||1.2||1.8||199||1.5||2.1||-33||34000||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||239||1.7||5.1||276||2.0||5.6||-37||35000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||248||1.8||1.9||242||1.8||1.8||+6||36000||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||917||6.5||7.7||905||6.6||7.6||+12||37000||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||445||3.1||3.9||428||3.1||3.6||+17||38000||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||3,899||27.5||5.7||3,856||28.2||5.6||+43||39000||P|
|Education and Training||1,510||10.7||12.5||1,231||9.0||11.8||+279||40000||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||2,281||16.1||20.5||1,986||14.5||19.5||+295||41000||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||230||1.6||1.5||219||1.6||1.5||+11||42000||P|
|Industry not classified||413||2.9||3.8||250||1.8||2.2||+163||44000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the jobs held by the female resident workforce in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:
- Public Administration and Safety (3,899 people or 27.5%)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (2,281 people or 16.1%)
- Education and Training (1,510 people or 10.7%)
In combination these three industries employed 7,690 people in total or 54.3% of the total female resident workforce.
In comparison, NSW employed 5.7% in Public Administration and Safety; 20.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 12.5% in Education and Training.
The major differences between the jobs held by the female resident workforce of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area and NSW were:
- A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (27.5% compared to 5.7%)
- A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (16.1% compared to 20.5%)
- A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.7% compared to 5.1%)
- A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (9.1% compared to 11.5%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the female resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area were for those employed in:
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+295 female resident workforce)
- Education and Training (+279 female resident workforce)
- Industry not classified (+163 female resident workforce)
- Retail Trade (-138 female resident workforce)